City Accepting Distinguished Citizen Nominations

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The City Clerk’s Office is accepting nominations for the Mesquite Distinguished Citizen Recognition Award. Distinguished Citizens are a special group of residents, business owners and community leaders, who have contributed significantly to making … [Read more...]

Museum prepares for a busy weekend

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“When I was a Child” Workshop. Recording stories for the next generation On November 21, the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum will host a workshop taught by local historian Geraldine Zarate on how to record personal stories.  Ms. Zarate will share … [Read more...]

Larry LeMieux and the Mesquite Concert Series Go Country

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The Mesquite Concert Series took the stage last Friday and Saturday at the Mesquite Community Theatre to begin its 2014-15 season. And just like Donny and Marie, this season opener is going a little bit country and a little bit … [Read more...]

Veterans Day celebration at ‘One Thousand Flags over Mesquite’

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A large crowd gathered at the ‘One Thousand Flags over Mesquite’ display Tuesday in celebration of Veterans Day. From beginning to end the program hosted by the local Exchange Club of Mesquite moved the crowd openly. U.S.A.F. Veteran and Exchange … [Read more...]

When “Johnny” came marching home: a Veteran’s tale

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This week the country celebrated Veterans Day 2014. Who are these Americans remaining from WWII, Korea, Vietnam plus the continuing conflict in the Middle East? Over ten million American veterans returned from fighting the ‘War to end all Wars,’ … [Read more...]

Flags over Mesquite arrive Sunday

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The Exchange Club of Mesquite invites you to again be part of an awe-inspiring event as they present the 9th annual One Thousand Flags Over Mesquite tribute to our veterans. The field of 1000 American flags will be assembled on the west field of … [Read more...]

Water District tables sole item on agenda

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Tuesday’s meeting was going to be short, with only one item on the agenda to start with, but it ended even sooner with that item being tabled to the meeting for November 18th. Citing issues with bids on the projected repairs needed for Well 27, the … [Read more...]

Last Chance to Make A Change

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Today is Election Day in the U.S. Have you voted yet? Tonight's results will have a huge impact on residents here in the Virgin Valley, as decisions will be made on who will control our power and water companies. I have always been told that if … [Read more...]

Spring & Fall – Change Your Clock, Change Your Smoke Detector Battery!

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Mesquite CERT -The Mesquite Community Emergency Response Team has launched a Smoke Detector Battery Change Program. In keeping with CERT’s mission to prepare individuals, neighbors and the community for disasters, CERT volunteers will help residents, … [Read more...]

Veterans Memorial service goes on despite wind and rain

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The rains came but the scheduled Veterans Memorial Service continued as host veteran and Mayor Al Litman had all attendees pick up their chair and move into the covered area of Veterans Memorial Park. The day’s activities began with Reveille by … [Read more...]